Job Opportunities

Hampshire Farms offers a competitive Compensation Plan including Benefits and Paid Time Off.

 

We have opportunities for

  • Field Sales Representatives

  • Greenhouse Associates

  • Facility Maintenance Technician

Please read below for full job descriptions.

You can email your resume or fax resumes to 847-683-4932.

Field Sales Representative

Sales representative is responsible to drive sales, direct to customers, of Hampshire Farms live product in retail stores’ garden centers.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sales agent drives sale of live goods direct to customer at store level
  • Customer service
  • Records inventory
  • Must be available to work weekends
  • Creates and maintains plant displays
  • Replenish inventory as needed
  • Communicates company business via personal cell phone
  • Must follow procedures and policies established by the company and required of the job
  • Must follow safety standards of the job as directed
  • Plant knowledge helpful
  • Experience in sales preferred
  • Access to computer

Working Conditions

  • Heavy lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Physically demanding; must be on your feet all day
  • Must work indoors and outdoors in all climates and weather conditions

Facility Maintenance Technician

The Facility Maintenance Technician, under the supervision of the Production and Operations Manager performs a variety of skilled work on property which includes but not limited to the Greenhouse. Primary focus is on troubleshooting problems, agricultural mechanics, building maintenance including but not limited to electrical, structural plumbing and equipment repair or replacement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs building maintenance and repair.

  • Work involves but, not limited to HVAC, electrical, plumbing and agricultural equipment repair or replacement.
  • Operates equipment including trucks and loaders.
  • Implements preventative maintenance.
  • Practices safety procedures and follows Company and all safety protocols. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Schedule flexibility.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish)
  • Perform other job duties as assigned and complete assigned tasks within established guidelines and time frames.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated knowledge of trades related to building maintenance and repair.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of trades related but not limited to HVAC, electrical, plumbing and agricultural equipment repair or replacement.
  • Operational knowledge of power-driven equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work involves moderate to heavy work in all types of weather, outdoors/indoors as needed.
  • Frequent standing, stopping, walking, lifting of heavy objects.
  • Flexible work schedule. May be on call as needed.

Greenhouse Associates

Hampshire Farms is seeking quality oriented associates to work in the Greenhouse.  Under the supervision of the Production and Operations Manager and Greenhouse Crew Leader, the ideal candidate is a hands on individual who is motivated and forward-thinking.

* Seasonal Part time positions available *

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Potting plants/seedlings
  • Transplanting plants to larger pots
  • Moving plants from one location to another
  • Tagging and applying labels to plants for retail sales
  • Loading plants onto large carts for shipping
  • Working with Greenhouse equipment
  • Placing plants in sleeves
  • Various duties required in a greenhouse setting
  • Job duties will require standing for long periods, bending, stooping, squatting & lifting repeatedly
  • Must be able to work outdoors or in a greenhouse environment during rain, shine, heat or cold
  • Flexible to work overtime as needed; within the shift hours or weekends